04/17/14

Detroit Jazz Festival Announces Lineup

Joshua Redman to serve as artist-in-residence

The Detroit Jazz Festival, taking place over Labor Day weekend (Aug. 29-Sept. 1), has announced the lineup for its2014 edition, the festival’s 35th. The free festival will feature Joshua Redman as its Artist-in-Residence. The list, in alphabetical order, follows:

A Night at the Apollo Theatre featuring Ted Louis Levy, Margot B, Kevin Mahogany, the David Berger's New York City Jazz Orchestra and special guests
"To Miles from Wayne" with Wallace Roney
"Straighten Up and Fly Right"—The Nat King Cole Tribute Featuring Ramsey Lewis and
John Pizzarelli
Al Foster Quartet
Aruan Ortiz & Orbiting Quartet
Bad Plus featuring Joshua Redman
Barry Harris Trio
Bill Evans—Soulgrass
Christian McBride Trio
Cyrille Aimée
Cyrus Chestnut Plays Dave Brubeck
Dave Holland—Prism Quartet Featuring Kevin Eubanks, Eric Harland, Craig Taborn
Detroit Jazz Festival Orchestra (DJFO) HOMECOMING Band—Jimmy Wilkins and the DJFO
Diane Schuur with Alan Broadbent
Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Dr. Lonnie Smith's "In the Beginning" Octet
Elio Villafranca Quartet
Gary Burton Quintet featuring Julian Lage, Vadim Neselovskyi, Jorge Roeder and Marcus Gilmore
Joey DeFrancesco Quartet
John Pizzarelli Quartet with Bucky Pizzarelli - Father and Son
Lou Donaldson Organ Quartet
Mack Avenue SuperBand
Marcus Belgrave "Louis Armstrong's Musical Legacy"
Mike Stern Band
Nicholas Payton "Sketches of Miles and Gil" - Conducted by Bob Belden
Pharoah Sanders Quartet
Phil Woods Quintet
Randy Weston African Rhythms Octet
Randy Weston and Billy Harper Duo "The Roots of Blues"
Regina Carter's "Southern Comfort"
Rodney Whitaker and Soul-R Energy
Ron Carter and Peter Bernstein: Tribute to Jim Hall
Sean Jones Quartet
Stanley Clarke Band "School Days"
Steve Tormé sings Tormé: Tribute to Mel Tormé
The Barry Harris Trio featuring Ray Drummond and Leroy Williams
The DJF All-Starstribute to Sonny Red and other Detroit composers
Tim Ries and the East Gypsy Band
Tom Harrell's Colors of a Dream with Esperanza Spalding
Tormé Sings Tormé featuring Steve March-Tormé

Lou_donaldson_2_depth1
1
Randy-weston-pressphoto-2-by-carol-friedman_depth1
2
Randy Weston
By Larry Reni Thomas
Gary_burton__dsc0033_depth1
3
Gary Burton in performance at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia
By Ben Johnson
Cyrilleaimee_depth1
4
Cyrille Aimee

1 of 4      Next



Saxophonist Redman will perform on four stages over the course of theweekend.

The festival takes place in Hart Plaza and Campus Martius, in downtown Detroit.

To see the full lineup, visit Detroit Jazz Festival.

Add a Comment

You need to log in to comment on this article. No account? No problem!